House Industries – Interview mit Ken Barber

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gestalten tv präsentiert ein neues Video. Dieses mal im Fokus: Ken Barber Type Designer bei House Industries. Bei seinem Besuch in Berlin, gab Barber gestalten tv ein Interview, dabei ging es vor allem um die Bedeutung des Zeichnens in der Schriftentwicklung, die Wichtigkeit der Spezialisierung und ein fundiertes Wissen als Unterstützung im Designprozess. Gestalten über Ken Barber:

Ken Barber is a letterer, type designer, and type director at design studio and type foundry House Industries. He is also a partner of Photo-Lettering, Inc., an online lettering-vending service. As such, Ken is particularly interested in the roles that hand-lettering and typography play in contemporary graphic design. His work is featured in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and has been honored by the New York Type Directors Club. Ken was included among 40 artists recognized for making notable contributions to typeface design in “Schrift in Form,” an exhibition at the Klingspor-Museum. In addition to teaching at Maryland Institute College of Art and the University of Delaware, he regularly lectures internationally on the subjects of lettering and typography. Ken also manages, an online resource for students and attendees of his frequent workshops.

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